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What Are the Most Common Prescription Drugs for Depression?

What Are the Most Common Prescription Drugs for Depression?

Depression and anxiety disorders affect more and more people around the world every year, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. Not everyone who has depression or anxiety knows that medication may help them. Some people are hesitant to try antidepressants, thinking they might do more harm than good. Antidepressants are an increasingly widespread way to treat … Read more

Menopause and Depression Among Women

Menopause and Depression Among Women

Women in their forties and fifties may experience symptoms of anxiety and depression without being able to identify the causes or develop coping strategies. Menopause or other hormonal changes related to a woman’s menstrual cycle is a common cause of depression. Read on to understand more. Symptoms of Depression During Perimenopause Clinically diagnosed depression refers … Read more

COVID, Winter Months, and Depression

woman in a mask drinks coffee on a background of winter mountains

As the COVID-19 pandemic enters a second winter, and with case numbers and death tolls still high, depression is bound to set in for many recovering individuals. It is important to be prepared for what the combination of COVID-19 isolation and winter months brings in terms of mental health. Mental Health Challenges in the Winter … Read more

Can Depression Be Seasonal?

Can Depression Be Seasonal?

Do you ever feel depressed starting in autumn and experience these blue moods through the winter months? Maybe you find yourself in depressed moods that show up in predictable cyclical patterns. Seasonal changes or cyclical biological shifts can affect your mental health. For example, the less sunny months of a year tend to be related … Read more